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.5%. >>> later tonight president obama's proposal to the home lending business and how he hopes to insulate taxpayers. >>> the fbi is focusing attention to a crew of bay area robbers. they suspect the masked criminals have hit at least five banks and as david stevenson reports the incidents are getting violent. five banks in five months. >> we definitely consider them armed, dangerous and a a menace to society. >> reporter: the latest robberies has the authorities concerned because this time one of the bank robbers was attacked. >> the bank employee was pistol whipped. >>> the fbi says from monterey to the oregon coast bank robberies are on the rise. >> reporter: agents are now warning bank customers about what to do if they're caught up in one. >> do what you're instructed to do and try and remember or recall as much as you can in terms of details about the robber or robbers. >> reporter: the fbi today also released these pictures of the so called up close bandit wanted in at least two separate san francisco robberies. the fbi says it's seen 150 robberies in its northern california divisi
john sasaki confronts the caller. >> president obama cancels a key trip to russia. the political snub amid escalating tensions. >> you can get ktvu news to go. download the app, click the live icon, and watch all of our ktvu newscasts streaming live on your mobile device. >>> new at 10:00, a political snub in washington, with potential global consequences. president obama has canceled his upcoming meeting with russia's president, sighting a number of issues, including russia's decision to grant temporary asylum to edward snowden, and the country's new anti-gay laws. heather holmes is live in the newsroom with more on this break in relations. >> reporter: frank, the cancelation is seen as a deliberate show. >> the last time we saw president obama and russia president vladimir putin together, the strained relationship between the two former cold war adversaries was clearly visible. >> there have been times where they flip back into cold war thinking, and a cold war mentality. >> reporter: president obama says the two sides have grown apart on several issues. >> we have tried to respect
in syria, president obama said today he is weighing limited and narrow action against the regime. he said syria has endangered the national security of the united states and has violated established norms against the use of chemical weapon. the obama administration said 1,429 people were killed in last week's chemical weapons attack, including 426 children. so far, the president has not asked congress for approval for a military strike and france is the only major foreign power to support retaliation. president obama contends there is no excuse for killing innocent people, including such large numbers of women and children. still opposition to an attack on syria is widespread both around the world and here at home. as john tells us, the president is facing a real predicament. >> reporter: an east bay physician that lived in syria as a child and visited family there as recently as five years ago. >> it's near and dear to my heart. >> reporter: the chic weapons attack on the syrian people hit him hard. >> my heart bleeds for all of these kids, women and families that have lost their lives.
a look at it, and i'll certainly not hesitate to call president obama if i think we need more than we have. >> i guess it shows the whole state is doing everything they can to put it out. that's definitely reassuring. >> reporter: tonight, fire and emergency officials told the community the governor has people ready to come in to evaluate what additional resources will be needed. live in sonora, robert honda, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> wanting to assure residents that water from the hetch hetchy is safe to drink. some ash has been detected in the water, but so far, officials say it has not affected the water's purity. they have increased the water to other reservoirs in the system. >>> let's turn now to meteorologist rosemary orozco, tracking the conditions for us. >> yes, in which case, we'll be looking at the good with the bad here. you can see, we've got storms wrapping around this ridge of high pressure and the flow around it, sending them into southern california, and eventually over areas of the fire. i want to show you the arrows here. as we get going tomorrow, that is going to
for this moment. president obama, the nation's first black president, spending exactly where dr. king stood, reflecting on the progress and the work that remains. >> no one can match king's brilliance, but the same flame that let the heart of all who were willing to take the first step for justice, i know that flame remains. >> jim crow had a son called james crow jr. esquire. he writes voting suppression laws, and puts it in language that looks different but the results are the same. >> reporter: standing between three presidents on one side, and the king family on another, congressman john lewis, the last surviving speaker of the '63 march, challenged the nation, as dr. king did to make good on its promise. >> unemployment, poverty, and hunger, or the new struggle for voting rights. i say to each one of you today, we must never, ever give up. >> reporter: president obama and others pointed out the original march was about jobs and justice. noting the unemployment for blacks is almost twice the national average. >> more details now about the march. the sound system was sabotaged the night
closing at $459.49. this follows obama's restriction to reduce imports of apple products. >>> palo alto based electric auto maker will reduce -- >>> a lack of major news led to the lowest volume of trading this year. the markets were mixed at the close with the dow down a little more than 46 points. s & p500 closed down about 2- 1/2 points. >>> in news of the world six people were killed when a bomb exploded in the philippines today. the bomb went off as the city administrator was driving through the area in a bullet- proof vehicle. she was not injured. no one has claimed responsibility but a break away muslim faction. >>> and a tragedy in moscow. the boys were staying overnight at their friend's apartment above a pet shop. i appears a python snake snuck out of his enclosure, went up the ventilation pipe and that's how the snake reached the two victims. >>> a fukashima plant is facing a new challenge tonight. regulators say if the water reaches the surface it could quickly make it into surrounding areas and the sea. >>> just a day short of the first anniversary of the chevron refinery e
look on the white house. president obama's trade, is i impacting a ban on i-pad and i- phones. they decided apple devices violate add patent by sam tongue. later today, samsung expressed the disappointed. >>> twitter announced new features to stop abuse. instead of having to report threats, users will have a one click button for instant reporting across the platform. the button is available for apple apps. and also, twitter's banned practices such as slamming an individual with messages or opening an account to harz someone. >> major league baseball, appears poised to hand down some suspensions. espn is reporting that alex rodriguez will be suspended. word of the action comes after the investigation of the performance enhancing drugs from a florida clinic. a-rod has a place in the yankees all season because of the injury. he said last night, the $275 million contract makes him a target. >> all this stuff is going on in the background and people are finding creative ways. >> and sources tell espn, the suspensions will likely last through the season. >> warnings comes after a se
. >>> some members of congress went reform of the national security agency to go beyond what president obama is proposing. >> i know there are people in homeland security and intelligence that say no, this is really helping and i am going it would help if you put a soldier in every home, but we don't want to give up that much of our liberty. >> the statement by republican louie goffmer? a. president obama began summer vacation his family. they landed in martha as you vineyard this evening for the weeklong retreat. earlier today the president went to florida to speak to disabled veterans and announced that the veteran's administration is processing their claims faster. >> after years when the backlog kept growing, finally the backlog is shrinking. in the last five months alone it's down 0% and we're turning the tide. >> the va reports the average wait time on disability claims is more than 270 days. white house announced an action plan to reduce soldier suicide and boost treatment of post tramautic stress disorder and brain injuries. >>> a florida artist has and riddle a mural depicting t
of house of republicans trying to over turn obama's care. >> they're trying to do something over and over but expecting the same result. trying to hurt the american people because they don't agree on something that's upheld and decided. >> estimated of 40 million americans are unensured of the medicare act. coverage will begin january 1st. >>> alameda county officials reached out to promote wellness and places that can use a boost. community meeting focused on helping people and those are uncorporated area that's south of san leandro and problems there including obesity and teens's pregnancy that's aimed at kids. >> the folks that live here, they know the community better than we do and the hot spots are and the troubled areas and for example if it is a bad intersection or they know there is certain gang activity that happened in certain part that we don't necessarily know. >> today's meeting to develop a health and wellness plan that'll become apart of the county's plan. >>> plus, what amanda knox is refusing what to do ahead of her roommate's death. >>> the >>> continuing coverage o civ
mayors thatments with the president obama -- that meant with the president. >>> today workers were preparing a stage at the lincoln memorial where dr. king smoke. tomorrow the president will deliver his own speech there. >>> up next, a story you will see only on 2. >> we have the surveillance video of a scene on this street corner, the investigation into a shooting on board a party bus and what a camera recorded passengers doing when officers arrived. >>> signs of a u.s. military strike on syria could be just days ago. >>> download the ktvu app and you can watch all of the news live on your mobile device. >>> shots fired on board a party bus only on surveillance video captures the scene as stray bullets fly into the streets and passengers scramble for safety. this was over the weekend in san francisco. we are live in san francisco where we went through the video and talking with police about the investigation. >> reporter: this bar behind me just happened to be where the party bus pulled over as the shooting started on board. the bar here had already closed, but a surveillance ca
had them pretty successfully, other than the smartphone that president obama has, it's has only occurred on a security market. >> reporter: motorola tried it on this phone. >> just going to swipe it here. >> reporter: but for other reasons it didn't succeed. >> that's very high in technology right there. but yeah, i don't see the problem with it. i mean, as long as they have everything worked out before we get it. >> reporter: saying just because a fingerprint scanner is being tested, doesn't mean it will happen for a variety of reasons. saying the technology will have to test well, adding that it has improved in recent years. los gatos, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a transgender teen is calling on governor brown to pass a bill that they could take part in activities based on their gender and not their sex. the legislation allows transgender students to use bathrooms they choose. he says he doesn't participate in sports programs, because it's too uncomfortable. >> i'm a boy, right, and i was put in a class of all girls in pe. so every day, going into that class, it
last week. a separate threat caused a separate embassy to be closed yesterday. >>> president obama hosted a news conference and he promised transparency on the phone surveillance program but he also said he would not stop it. >> america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter: president obama says he will work with congress to improve privacy protections within the national security agencies surveillance programs. part of the changes will better explain to the public how they work. more transparent and an independence group reviewing the program. >> all these steps are designed to ensure that the american people can trust that our efforts are in line with our interests and our values. >>> spokesman for republican house speaker john boehner says the president has been quiet on these controversial programs for too long. and while transparency is important, he says it must not compromise the program. priority must be saving american lives not saving face. the president made this rare solo appearance in the east room of the white house taking questions from reporter
obama will base his decision on america's best interest even if it means acting alone. >> what we have seen here tragically, is a preponderance of the evidence available in the public domain that the asad regimed used chemical weapons against their citizens. >>> in san francisco today dozens of protesters rallied at powell and market streets demanding that the u.s. stay out of syria. they say money spent on military action there could be better used in this country and they want the u.s. to get out of the rest of the middle east as well. >>> a federal appeals court today upheld california's law banning so called gay conversion therapy. a group of conversion therapists appealed. the law does not cover the activities of pastors and counselors who provide such therapy but are unlicensed. >>> same-sex couples who are legally married will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. treasury secretary lu says the ruling assuring legally married similar sex couples that they can move legally across the nation knowing their filing status will not change. >>> a lease agreement gives netflix
-sex marriage. >>> white house officials haven't released details about president obama's birthday celebrations but he did play a round of golf. he will head out to california for an appearance with jay leno. >>> some of the world's fastest dautson's kicked off the annual weiner races. this is the start of the weinersnitzel celebration. 16 dogs will advance to the final rounds which will take place on september 1st in del mar. >>> returning to our breaking news. we have just learned the b.a.r.t. strike has been called off. we will have a live update with what riders need to know coming up in three minutes. >>> breaking news right now, there will not be a b.a.r.t. strike tomorrow. however it's not because b.a.r.t. and its unions were able to reach a deal it's because of what governor jerry brown did just moments ago. >> governor jerry brown released a statement, b.a.r.t.'s request that he is calling a board of inquiry that will take place in seven days which means the strike will be diverted for seven days. governor brown said he did this because it would endanger the public's health and welfare
in -- the embassy offices, two remain open. president obama maintain that is the core of al-qaida has been decimated but that regional groups continue to create problems. >>> the closure showed the u.s. must remain vigilant. >> the effort of closing these embassies, shows that can stop threats and they are playing in ways that is going to pose challenges to the united states for years to come. >>> senator mccain also expressed concern about a new round of violence and bloodshed in e skwrept following his trip -- bloodshed in egypt following his trip. >>> and trump has said he has not made a decision to run for president. >> it can be half a million dollars or more. >> it could be more. i would be willing to spend. >> that kind of money? >> i would spend whatever it took. >> trump admitted that if he did run, if hillary clinton ran, she would be a tough competitor to beat. >>> and the president and his family are staying on martha's vineyard until august 18th. the white house says he will have no public appearances but does receive daily briefings. >>> an unusual courtroom twist. a judge said the bab
of violence. >>> and president obama has ordered his national security team to assess the situation in egypt. the u.s. gives egypt $1.5 billion in aid each year. $1.3 billion of thats to go to the military. >>> the recent u.s. supreme court ruling paving the way for same-sex marriage in california added extra joy to the 38th annual san josi pride festival. entertainment on stage featured tribes to rocky horror and soul diva tina turner. along with music, food and crafts, the festival offered a mattery monial grove where couples would marry the festival continues tomorrow. >> 20 states now recognize same-sex marriage or civil unions, but when a couple splits up it's possible that they will have trouble getting a divorce if one of them moves. >> it's a state-by-state basis, and so that is why it becomes very complicated for same-sex couples, because once they do cross into another jurisdiction their status to each other can change. >> colorado resident julie yim had to wait until that state recognized her civil union before she could legally split perfect her partner. she married in massach
credibility and your influence. >> in the wake of violence last week, president obama suspended joint military assistance with cairo but has stopped short of cutting off the $1.5 million in aid. >>> egyptian americans and their supporters rallied at the united nations plaza. >> will always be in our hearts. >> reporter: protesters raised our hands in the name of rama where hundreds died. the organizers said the rally was mostly about protecting human rights in the wake of the violence. >> this is very exciting. this is beyond political affiliations. this is more about respects human rights and respecting morals. watching what's happening we had to come here and voice our concerns. >> demonstrators today also demanded that the u.s. cut off aid to egypt. >>> the partner of the reporter who revealed leaks about the nsa was grilled by authorities at london's heathrow airport. his partner david miranda was questioned for nearly nine hours today the maximum time under britain's anti terrorism law. online green wald called the detainment spottic and an an escalation on attacks on journalists. >> i c
that affects long term interest rates. the fed will be getting everyone more attention as president obama narrows his choice for a new fed chairman. ben bernanke's term ends in january. craig boswell, fox news. >>> wall street managed to closed in positive numbers. the nasdaq added 13 points. >>> thousands of people collecting unemployment here in california are still waiting for their weekly check because of a computer glitch. many are angry and are making their feelings known at the website of the state department. the problem began last weekend when the add upgraded its computer software. about 6,000 people still have not received their check. the add hopes to fix the problem and sent out the checks next week. >>> a menlo park warehouse holds some of the backpack that is the family giving tree organization hopes to hand out this year. levin is a volunteer hoping to make sure they're stocked with supplies. >> some kids are just not as fortunate and they help them so that we help them. >> buying school supplies is not even on their list. >> reporter: the backpacks are to be distributed
tomorrow night because of differences in the way the lunar calendar is reconned. >>> president obama is expected to ax questions about the recent terror alert curse an afternoon news conference tomorrow at the white house. he assured reporters today after a meeting with the greek prime minister that he would be answered all of their questions tomorrow. the news conference is scheduled for noon pacific time. the president leaves for a nine day vacation on martha's vineyard in massachusetts after that. >>> tired of those long security lines at the airport. we'll show you the new program that could help speed things up. >>> don't feel so bad if you did not win the power ball jackpot. see how your ticket is helping california's future. >>> i went, whoo. ran around the office and everybody was like, what happened what happened? what happened is that white won the jackpot from minneapolis. there were five second place california winners. including an orange county who's been out of work for two years. power ball is just a few months old here in california but lottery officials say it is al
as the official death toll rose to 638 with thousands more injured. president barack obama today strongly condemned the crack down by egypt government. >> new at 10:00, we are live in santa clara where people attending a kapbd lit vigil tonight say they knew some of those who were killed, marines. >> just about half an hour ago, the last few minutes we saw the final attendees leave. 150 people gathered at the intersection across from this road and they read tweets from people in egypt. we learned of two dozen people from egypt with one grieving family member speaking to us and sharing his story tonight. >> these are people like us who's lives were cut short, suddenly. >> reporter: dozens of people with their own ties of egypt held candles and wore white in a way to honor those killed. >> that is my brother-in-law. >> reporter: he says his brother-in-law, 37-year-old man is among the hundreds killed in cairo yesterday. >> we were told he was shot yesterday by someone within the field hospital. we could not get ahold of him this morning when his id went on tv and people started saying thi
and conservatives. >>> first dog bo obama has a new play mate. the white house web announces the adoption of a new dog. >>> a young whale washed ashore. why it's of special concern for this particular species. >>> live storm tracker 2, picking up thunderstorms activity right now. at 10:45, our chief meteorologist bill martin back with his complete forecast. >>> but first video of the lightning that is lighting up the bay area skies tonight. ♪ looks like you started to make something. ♪ oh, a green! ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] cheerios. with flavors your heart will love. ♪ find your favorite cheerios flavors. available at target. >>> more video tonight of the lightning that's been flashing all across the night sky in the bay area. these images were taken by a ktvu camera man in san mateo county. ahead at 10:45, our chief meteorologist bill martin will have his complete forecast and tell us how long these unusual conditions are going to stick around. >>> in marin county visitors to stinson beach were stunned and saddened by the stranding of a whale. scientists are especially concerned about t
't spent decades behind bars, and they're calling on president obama to act. >> on behalf of the san francisco chapter of veterans for peace, we reach out to our commander in chief and say bradley manning deserves a full pardon, mr. president. >> another supporter said he was gathering petitions to present to the president. the white house says any requests will be given due consideration like any other. >>> new recommendations about the nsa greaterring communications between americans unlawfully for years. the national security agency collected an estimated 56,000 emails and other electronic communications each year that were entirely domestic. the judge suggestioned the nsa violated the law against spying on americans. the nsa said the data collection was unable to separate information that only involved americans. >>> video from rebel organizations showed dozens of people sick and suffering and they do not show any obvious signs of wounds. the rebels say at least 100 people died, many of them women and children. if the use of chemical weapons is confirmed it would add pressure on
forces, president obama called it a big event of grave concerns and said he has shortened the time frame. the pentagon is moving naval forces closer to syria in case the president calls for a move. >>> and nasdaq picked up 19 today. microsoft ceo steve balmer says he will retire during the next 12 months. he helped make gates make microsoft the giant that it once was. critics say microsoft has failed to embrace the mobile market. its shares rose 9% following today's news following news that balmer would leave. >>> and facebook shares have jumped more than 50% in about a month since it reported growth in mobile ads revenue. >>> the penalty a bay area grocery store chain has agreed to pay. >> plus. >> we would be opposed to any business that brings noise and traffic and congestion. >> mounting opposition to a facility that promises to help others. >> but first, a small plane crash near a northern california golf course. see who jumped into action to help the people inside. >> get ktvu news to go. click on the live icon and watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. look at 'em
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